Monthly Archives: December 2011

Ode to the Topsy Turvy

Thanks to my sister’s bizarre love of infomercials, my family is the proud owner of a Topsy Turvy. For those of you not familiar, this interesting contraption is essentially a hanging bucket that grows a tomato plant out of the … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

(Happy Holidays!)

Hope this finds all of you stuffed with figgy pudding and the like. I am spending my first Christmas away from home, though Tabora is a great second-best. We are celebrating with our  neighbors and enjoying a day off work. … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

Motorcycle Diaries

One of our favorite aspects of living in Tabora (only seventeen kilometers from Korogwe) is that we are able to take a “piki-piki” (motorcycle) into town for our meetings, rather than take a hot, crowded bus. We get to feel … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

The Tabora Project

  After  three months of community assessment, we have decided upon “lishe ya watoto”or childhood nutrition to be the focus of The Tabora Project.  We hope these guiding principles will not only resonate with the community, but also direct the … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

Vijana Monologues

After a record eight postponements we finally had  a meeting with the village council and were formally introduced at the general town meeting. Both were three months tardy but necessary to clear up a little confusion about the three new … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment